Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program

Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Leadership

Portrait of Dr Shahnaz SultanDr. Shahnaz Sultan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program at the University of Minnesota. She is a Core Investigator at the Center for Chronic Disease Research at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Her clinical research is focused on reducing colorectal cancer morbidity and mortality by improving adherence and quality of colonoscopy. She is also actively involved with evidence synthesis and guideline development. Dr. Sultan has a longstanding interest in medical education and assumed the role of Program Director in December 2016.

Portrait of Dr Kimberly ViskocilDr. Kimberly Viskocil is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Associate Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Viskocil's clinical areas of interest include treating functional bowel disorders and gastrointestinal motility disorders. In her capacity as the Associate program Director for the training program, and Director of the Gut Course for the medical students, she has a keen interest in educating future gastroenterologists.

The University of Minnesota Gastroenterology Fellowship Program is a three-year ACGME-accredited training program that provides a broad training experience that spans across five sites. Over fifty teaching faculty members and a current complement of twelve trainees make up the Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program.

Training Sites

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center – Fairview
  • Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Regions Hospital/HealthPartners
  • Abbott-Northwestern Hospital/Minnesota Gastroenterology

Applications

Applications for the Gastroenterology Fellowship are accepted through ERAS.

Interviews

Interviews are generally conducted between September and October each year. No interview will be granted without a completed application.

Contact the fellowship coordinator, Bao Moua, for more information.